An application that is accessed online, within a webpage. Since 12.10 Ubuntu is capable of integrating them with Unity desktop.

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Start Unity Web App maximized

I would like to have my Facebook web-app to start maximized. Is there any way to do this? Here is what is inside the .desktop file: [Desktop Entry] Name=FacebookMessenger Type=Application ...
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How do I run as bash script from a WebApp?

I currently am developing a custom Ubuntu dist. that runs a dedicated Kiosk app upon boot. I would like an easy method to shutdown from inside the Kiosk app, but I am currently at a standstill at what ...
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Begining Development for Ubuntu (and Linux in General). Where to start?

I realize this is not particularly a good question to ask here as it is largely opinion based but I'm not really sure where else to post this. Recently, I moved over to Ubuntu as my primary OS and am ...
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Ubuntu webapps - Caching/preload/offline ability?

Is there any provision for Ubuntu Webapps (that is HTML5 websites packaged as apps) to cache/preload any data or pages ? Using a hypothetical Twitter Webapp on a Ubuntu Phone as an example: Would I ...
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Can't install unity webapps preview

I'm trying to install unity-webapps-preview, so I previously added the PPA : $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webapps/preview $ sudo apt-get update but I get the following error : $ sudo ...
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How to check if Unity web apps for gmail (or other) is installed?

I'm trying to integrate gmail with my Ubuntu desktop, recently upgraded to version 14.04, but I don't remember if i have previously accepted to integrate gmail with the desktop. How can I check this? ...
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Installing the Tomcat7 examples webapp on Ubuntu 12.04

I used the sudo apt-get install tomcat7-examples. They were installed in /usr/share/tomcat7-examples/examples directory. Tomcat could not locate them from the URL : 127.0.0.1:8080/examples/ ...
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webapps control and transparency review

there is a lack of information about this, most people just want to disable, for example what Amazon WebApp is doing ? does add referrals cookies ? does it sends any data like mouse pointer ...
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iframes in HTML5 APP

I am trying to make an HTML5 App, but it seems that there is an big issue. I can't use iframes in it. Neither with an homepage like google, nor with an locally hosted html file. The iframe is placed ...
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Can I run Android Apps on Ubuntu Phone? [duplicate]

When I use the new Ubuntu phone, I hear that I wont be able to use apps for Android. Is there an easy way to modify the operating system to support the Android java style applications on Ubuntu Phone? ...
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How to create a searchable database of PDF/misc documents in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to be able to index keywords of a rather large collection of pdf/misc documents. I tried Calibre and really don't like the performance hit or the fact that it wants to take ...
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Change default webapp browser

In its current state, using the Ubuntu Browser app I can't copy or paste. App won't remember the default size each time I open it, and I get graphical artifacts (lines, etc.) on my screen each ...
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How to uninstall apps installed through Firefox Marketplace?

In Firefox 35, there is menu called "Apps" that allows to install "firefox apps" through Firefox Marketplace. I installed an app but now I can't find how to remove it! Is there an obvious way that I ...
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How can I set the User Agent in a webapp?

I have developed a simple web application which is in the click store and available for users to install on their phone. Some websites require a special UA string in order to render correctly and I'd ...
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Download file doesn't work from Gmail webapp in Ubuntu 14.04?

I thought I would give the new web apps of 14.04 that run in their own browser a chance, so I tried using the Gmail web app. I am surprised to find I cannot even download attachments -- though I see ...
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how to launch gmail web app for unity

In 14.10, I clicked the button to install the gmail web application. How do I launch the application? There's no description available for version 14.10 which I could see -- yet there was a button ...
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Any workaround to make Ubuntu webapps work in 14.10?

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 just yesterday. Webapps are of the features most advertised in the Wubi Installer. I can see that the Ubuntu browser has upgraded. Unfortunately all webapps show a blank ...
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How do I develop an Ubuntu application in HTML and JS?

I am developing an app and I think HTML and JavaScript are better for the future, but I cannot find any tutorials (I need the app to use the system theme). Are there bindings for Unity, message menu ...
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Ubuntu Desktop Webapps - Unable to paste

Context I use a password manager with randomly generated passwords for all logins. These passwords are incredibly long and have a wide variety of characters/symbols/numbers for increased strength. ...
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unable to install webapps from firefox in 14.10

I've upgraded to 14.10 and I'm not able to install webapps from Firefox. For example, when I'm on Twitter I've the popup asking me if I want to install it but if I select "install" it does nothing. ...
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Telegram unity app opens in browser

When I open the Telegram unity webapp on Ubuntu 14.04 it opens the app with a blank screen and then opens my web browser with the Telegram web app as shown in the screen grab: I have no idea why ...
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Web Apps install problem in 12.04 64bit installation

I just did: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webapps/preview sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install unity-webapps-preview and get the following message: Reading package ...
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Why is it that whenever I visit almost any high profile site it asks me to install something?

When I go to facebook.com my browser says to install facebook messenger, youtube asks me to install youtube and android authority and such ask to install some...something. When I say I do want to ...
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What does “Would you like to install Twitter” mean?

Firefox in Ubuntu 12.10 pops up messages such as (similar messages for Reddit, Facebook, etc.): "Would you like to install Twitter for extra features and quicker access?" What do they mean? What ...
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Are the webapp integration useless?

Ubuntu asks for installing various websites' webapp versions by prompting when I open the particular website. As of now, I've installed WordPress, Facebook Messenger, and Reddit. But I don't see any ...
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How do you package HTML applications for Ubuntu Touch?

Gomobile talks about HTML5 applications but doesn't explain how to package or install them on Ubuntu Phone/Touch. Is the "Unity Webapps" stuff webapps the same for Ubuntu Touch? (API documentation ...
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LS2208 barcode scanner

I have a computer running Lubuntu 14.04 with a Symbol LS2208 barcode scanner attached. It scans fine most of the time, but has an irregular problem scanning codabar barcodes in web apps. It will ...
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Installing Graphite on Ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to install and run Graphite on Ubuntu 12.10. To do it I followed this manual. Unfortunately on the step: Next, we will configure the Graphite database. Go to the Graphite webapp ...
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How to run gui application from web app?

I have to run a grafic application on ubuntu 12.04 LTS from my Web App. All works greate, but every time I boot the pc, I must run "xhost +" comand on terminal to execute the application. If I run ...
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Are webapps working in Ubuntu 14.10?

At the moment I am still using 14.04 the LTS version. Anybody using 14.10, has there been a fix on webapps ? Do they work or still get a blank screen?
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How can I let Unity WebApps always run in Chromium?

Under Ubuntu 12.10, whenever I visit a new domain in Chromium, a bar appears at the top of the window saying Unity WebApps needs your permission to run. [Always run on this site] [Run this time]. I ...
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When creating Chrome shortcut where does Desktop and Applications Menu go?

I created a link to Spotify web app using CHrome Create Application Shortcut. It asked if I wanted a desktop or application menu, I said yes to both. I can find the desktop item in the ...
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How do I use Ubuntu's web application integration?

I've read that Ubuntu will support web applications out of the box, how can I set this up on my computer to play with it?
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What framework to use for my web app?

I am currently putting together a quick web app for Ubuntu touch. Everything is sorted but I can't figure out which framework to select in the manifest.json. I have tried a few but I get: ...
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access to a web application from ubuntu 14.04 to windows 7

I have two machines in my networks business, windows and other ubuntu 14.04 which I install apache on it, from my windows machine, I want to access to a web application on the ubuntu machines, I type ...
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Pack Ubuntu HTML5 click application for desktop

I would like to pack an Ubuntu HTML5 click application for the Ubuntu Software Center. The application is a game that uses Apache Cordova. It is already published in the click store, I would like to ...
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Phonegap plugin development

I'm developing Ubuntu WEB application using Phonegap. From http://docs.phonegap.com/en/2.7.0/guide_plugin-development_index.md.html I can see there is no explanation about plugin development in Ubuntu ...
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How to install webapps ubuntu 12.04

I am a new ubuntu user using 12.04 version. I want to install webapps. However, I dont want the preview versions of webapps. I want latest versions. All the tutorials for installing webapps mention ...
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Deploy Webapp Locally with Ubuntu SDK

I'm not much of a developer, but I was looking to create my own webapps for a couple websites I use. I installed the Ubuntu SDK (14.04) and created a webapp project for the site I want to use. I can ...
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Fogger in Ubuntu 14.04 is not working

I used Fogger in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and it worked great. Recently, I installed 14.04 LTS, and in 14.04 I was unable to install Fogger. I added the ppa from Terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Ubuntu unity webapps not working in Ubuntu 14.10

I installed livemail and gmail in Ubuntu 14.10 but I get a blank screen. Someone said that there is an update needed about something called Unity-Schema something. Anybody knows a work around or the ...
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Unable to deploy war in Tomcat7, Permission Denied

When trying with web interface of the tomcat7, I get this error : FAIL - Deploy Upload Failed, Exception: java.io.FileNotFoundException: /var/lib/tomcat7/webapps/ROOT##5.war (Permission denied) ...
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Downloading a complete webpage

How can I download a complete webpage through terminal. Providing address of a webpage should automatically indicate the sub pages related to it. Are there any GUI alternatives?
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How to maximise unity webapps?

Is there a setting to allow unity webapps to run maximised rather than in a window. I'm not talking about the full screen F11 mode, but simply maximised to full. Specifically, my gmail webapp keeps ...
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Flash not supported on webapps

On Ubuntu 14.04, you cannot see flash contents using a webapp such as youtube or grooveshark. I installed flashplugin-istaller and pepperflashplugin-nonfree and I can see flash contents on both ...
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How to contain the webapp to the correct website (ie UrlPatterns)

I'm making a few webapps but I can't contain the app in the correct website. The exec line is the following one : Exec=webapp-container --store-session-cookies \ ...
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How to properly add webapps to unity on 13.10

I'm new to ubuntu, and one of the features that made the change from windows was the integrated webapps. I installed ubuntu 13.10, installed the unity-webapps-service and the unity-chromium-extension ...
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Firefox unity app

I have a problem with Firefox unity apps. If I click on the dash and start Gmail, Live mail, Facebook or I guess any of them, I have limited functionality of browser, right click doesn't work, ...
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How do I remove a website from Ubuntu's web applications?

I thought I would try out the new webapps ppa and everything seems to be working fine. However, google reader now floods my messaging menu with all my feeds and turns the icon blue. How can I remove a ...